David R. Schwartz, MD

  • Specialties: Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Phone: 212-263-7300

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung embolism, pulmonary hypertension, septic shock, pleural effusion, nutritional therapy, congestive heart failure (CHF), dilated cardiomyopathy, hyponatremia, acid base disorder, mechanical ventilation
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  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine), 1999
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease), 1998
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 2000
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1996
  • MD from Suny - Downstate Medical Ctr, 1992

Locations and Appointments

44 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Child Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Critical Care Associates

550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-7300

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My Research

As director of the Medical ICU- I am involved with the production,process, implementation and analysis of multiple quality initiatives including, but not limited to, the EMR-based quality/safety rounding checklist, new severe sepsis/septic shock algorithms and novel ICU admission/discharge criteria. In additoin, I am currently a co-investigator on 2 studies of pharmacotherapy of hepatorenal syndrome and have applied for a grant to investigate the effect of acute interstitial edema after crystalloid resuscitation of septic shock on venous flow parameters and the incidence of venous thromboembolism.


  • Apical ballooning and cardiomyopathy in a melanoma patient treated with ipilimumab: a case of takotsubo-like syndrome

    Geisler, Benjamin P; Raad, Roy A; Esaian, Diana; Sharon, Elad; Schwartz, David R
    Journal for immunotherapy of cancer. 2015. 3: 4-4

  • Facilitating the transition from physiology to hospital wards through an interdisciplinary case study of septic shock

    Li, Albert S; Berger, Kenneth I; Schwartz, David R; Slater, William R; Goldfarb, David S
    BMC medical education. 2014. 14 (1): 78-78

  • A 25-year-old man with fulminant hepatic failure after treatment with corticosteroids

    Denson, Joshua L; Maller, Abigail; Beckwith, Christine A; Schwartz, David R
    Chest. 2013 Nov. 144 (5): 1717-1719

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